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Geoglyph "Ashytyasty cross".

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Geoglyph "Big Ashutasty (Ashchytasty) Cross", which is sometimes called the "Big Koktau Cross", is located at an altitude of 250 meters above sea level, is located between the Ashchytasty and Zhosaly rivers, 3.7 kilometers from the right (eastern) bank of the Ashchytasty River, 15 ,3 kilometers west and slightly north of the village of Koktau, 27.6 kilometers northeast of the village of Kaiyndy, 23.3 kilometers northwest of the village of Ashutasty on the territory subordinate to the town administration of the city of Arkalyk in the southeast of Kostanay areas.
The large Ashchytasta cross is equally oriented to the cardinal points. The line of the cross from north to south consists of 21 small mounds, each 10-11 meters in diameter. The line of the cross, oriented from east to west from north to south, consists of 20 small mounds, each 10 - 11 meters in diameter. The total number of hillocks is 41.
At 84 meters north of the extreme northern part of the cross, there is a small rampart in the western part, 25 meters long, oriented from north to south. In the eastern part of the shaft there are three circles, with an outer diameter of 22 meters.
The length of the figure of the “Big Ashchytasty Cross” from north to south is 437 meters, from west to east - 446 meters. The geoglyph is a cruciform figure.
Geographical coordinates of geoglyph "Big Ashutasty (Ashchytasty) Cross": N50°13'39.56" E66°17'30.56"

Logvin Andrey Viktorovich, head of the laboratory of archaeological research, Kostanay State University named after A. Baitursynov.
Shevnina Irina Viktorovna, Ministry of Taxes and Duties of the Laboratory of Archaeological Research, Kostanay State University. A. Baitursynov.

Dey Dmitry Borisovich, head of the Turgay Discovery project. Alexander Petrov